Moorestown School Board To Discuss Budget Changes Next Week

Moorestown Public School District Board of Education looking to adjust the district’s budget due to reductions in state aid next week reference a study by WRI Faculty fellow Michael Hayes which said the district may have to raise taxes if the state reduces state aid by 10 percent due to the pandemic.

Danish Broadcasting Corporation explores Camden community policing

Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), the national television station in Denmark, highlighted the protests happening in the U.S. following George Floyd’s death and explored the police restructuring in Camden and community policing and de-escalation efforts that have happened as a result. WRI Executive Director Darren Spielman provides expert commentary.

Moorestown Schools May Raise Taxes If State Aid Falters: Study

The Moorestown Public School District may see a tax increase if the state reduces state aid by 10 percent due to the new coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent study. A new research report from the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden explored the risk exposure factors (REF) for the largest school districts in South Jersey.

Politics In Focus: Flattening the Coronavirus Curve

On Politics In Focus, a local expert explains findings of his research focusing on “flattening the curve” or slowing the rate of infection of the coronavirus in New Jersey and what it could indicate for neighboring states and the Delaware Valley.  Darren Spielman who is the Executive Director of Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs speaks with Jennifer about his latest findings and their significance.